Finn McCool's Giants Causeway Hostel
Apartment | 32 Causeway road, Bushmills, Northern Ireland BT578SU.
58 out of 60 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (18/10/2015)
Saskia Forkert thinks…
"I think, this was the best hostel I ever stayed in (and I stayed in quite a few!): Friendly and helpful staff, nice rooms, fantastic location within minutes of the Giant's Causeway, reachable also…"Read all Finn McCool's Giants Causeway Hostel reviews
- Credit cards accepted
- Car Parking
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Games room
- Secure lockers
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Laundry service
- Reception (limited hours)
- Wake-up calls
- BBQ area
- Communal kitchen
- Golf course
- Towel USD 3.03
- Luggage Room
Please note: *Free Cancellation up till 24 hours before the date of arrival. *If any bookings with children under 18, you will have to book all the beds in the room as you are not allowed to share with non-family members.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00
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Located less than 200m from the Giant’s Causeway, this beautiful little hostel has breathtaking views and is a great choice for backpackers of all ages. Read more
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|Shared Rooms A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.|
4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)English breakfast included, Self-catering
6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)English breakfast included
|Private Rooms A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.|
2 person (Shared bathroom)Breakfast included, English breakfast included
About Finn McCool's Giants Causeway Hostel
(Please keep in mind the hostel is located 2 miles outside Bush mills at the actual Causeway. )
It’s a simple house conversion with areas to hang out and party that still allows those travellers who have an early morning to get a quiet night's sleep.
Enjoy the nightly BBQ (and maybe even a campfire, weather permitting) while meeting other travellers from around the world!
Like our hostel in Belfast, our vision for Finn McCools is simple:
To provide you with a clean comfortable bed, great food and exceptional staff to make your stay unforgettable!
Check in closes at 9 pm unless otherwise organised prior to arrival!
ID is needed as a key deposit
If you have a minor in your party, please book the entire room as we cannot lodge other guests in the same room with a minor. Failing to do so will result in an extra charge for any unused/unsold beds in your room. Thank you for your consideration and understanding of this policy.
4 Bed mixed dorm
6 bed mixed dorm
Each room has a secure door lock.
Bed sheets and duvets are provided and all dorms come with security lockers.
Towels and locks are available for a small fee.
There are no en-suite rooms, all bathrooms are shared.
Each room has a window with a scenic view of the surrounding countryside and/or coastline.
Finn McCool's Hostel
32 Causeway Rd.
*The hostel is 2 miles north of Bushmills, just below Giant's Causeway.
Finn McCool's is located on Causeway road, a mere 3 minute walk from Giant's Causeway and the brand new Visitor's Centre.
The bus stops are located halfway between Finn McCool's and Giant's Causeway.
With several buses daily, Belfast and attractions along the North Coast are easily accessible.
The Giant's Causeway - "The site plays a major part of Ireland’s heritage, attracting visitors from around the world each year since it was first documented in 1693 and realistic sketches were published in 1740. The Giant’s Causeway has often been described as the Eighth Wonder of the World and was declared as Ireland’s first World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1986."
It has now opened a visitor centre with interactive displays, story boards about the history of the Causeway, a gift shop and a cafe.
(Please note that in order to access the gift shop and cafe, you must pay the visitor centre entrance fee.)
The hours of operation of the visitor centre itself vary by season so please check with our staff to find out the current opening times.
Dunluce Castle - It is approximately 5 km from Finn McCool's with a scenic walk along the beach that takes approximately two hours, at a leisurely pace, and is a must-see when staying at the hostel.
From their website: "The limestone cliffs of the White Rocks ends abruptly against a dark basalt outcrop which is majestically crowned by Dunluce Castle and joined to the mainland by an arched walkway. Underneath lies the Mermaid's Cave with its legend of a lost soldier taken to the deep after being entranced by a beautiful mermaid, other stories tell of smuggling and Spanish cannons."
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge - If you are the daring type and want to walk across the famous rope bridge, we recommend taking the Causeway Rambler (buy the Day ticket for £5.90) out there. It's about a mile hike from the entrance to the actual bridge itself. After your adventure across the bridge, walk back to the entrance and catch the Rambler to Dunseverick Castle.
It's not much of a castle but it makes a good landmark to start your trek back the 4.2 miles to Giant's Causeway and the hostel along the magnificent Causeway cliffs and the scenic views across to Rathlin Island.
Bushfoot Golf Course - This is a wonderful testing links course. It is seaside links and, unsurprisingly, resides in an area of outstanding beauty. The club was founded in 1890 and has a number of challenging holes.
Visitors are welcome at all times except on competition days and there is also a small pitch and putt course open to visitors.